News About: Autumn Racing Carnival

2017 Australia Stakes Likely for Mourinho

2017 Australia Stakes Likely for Mourinho

10 Jan, 2017

Team Gelagotis have revealed that the Group 2 Australia Stakes (1400m) at Moonee Valley on January 27th is likely to figure as the autumn launch pad for Mourinho, after the veteran completed a strong barrier trial at Cranbourne on Monday morning.

Mourinho is likely to return to racing in the Group 2 Australia Stakes …

King’s Authority to Target 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes

King’s Authority to Target 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes

19 Dec, 2016

Mick Price has underlined the 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes as a target for King’s Authority after the two-year-old stormed home to post a dominant win on debut at Flemington over the weekend.

King’s Authority stamped himself as a Blue Diamond prospect with a smart win on debut at Flemington on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos…

She Will Reign Favourite in 2017 Golden Slipper Betting Markets

She Will Reign Favourite in 2017 Golden Slipper Betting Markets

19 Dec, 2016

Talented two-year-old She Will Reign has firmed into outright favouritism in early 2017 Golden Slipper betting markets after a dominant win in the Inglis Nursery (1000m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

She Will Reign secured a dominant win in the Inglis Nursery at Randwick over the weekend. Photo: Steve Hart

She Will Reign was sent …

Australian Guineas a Target for Power Trip

Australian Guineas a Target for Power Trip

19 Dec, 2016

Trainer John McArdle has revealed that exciting three-year-old Power Trip will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m), when he returns to racing in the 2017 Autumn Carnival.

Power Trip will be set for an appearance in the 2017 Australian Guineas at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Power Trip has …

2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Excess Knowledge

2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Excess Knowledge

23 Nov, 2016

Co-trainer Adrian Bott has revealed that talented stayer Excess Knowledge will be set for a campaign through the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival, which could culminate in an appearance in a race like the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m).

Excess Knowledge may be set for the 2017 Sydney Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Excess Knowledge has …

Lord Of The Sky Out of 2016 Spring Carnival

Lord Of The Sky Out of 2016 Spring Carnival

30 Aug, 2016

Trainer Robbie Laing has confirmed that racing fans have not seen the last of Lord Of The Sky, despite the enigmatic sprinter’s Spring Carnival campaign having been called off as a result of injury.

Lord Of The Sky has been ruled out of the remainder of the 2016 Spring Carnival through injury, Photo: Ultimate Racing …

Light Spring Likely for Terravista

Light Spring Likely for Terravista

5 Jul, 2016

Sprint king Joe Pride has revealed popular gelding Terravista will be kept to a light preparation during the 2016 Spring Carnival, with a view towards major Group 1 targets in autumn next year.

Terravista is likely to make only one appearance during the 2016 Spring Carnival. Photo: Steve Hart

Terravista has arguably been the stable …

Work to Decide the Future of Happy Trails

Work to Decide the Future of Happy Trails

28 Jun, 2016

Trainer Paul Beshara has revealed he will allow the work completed by popular gelding Happy Trails through the coming weeks dictate whether or not the horse will be set for a final racing campaign through the forthcoming 2016 Spring Carnival.

Paul Beshara will allow Happy Trails’ work to determine his future in racing. Photo: Race …

Highland Beat The Pick in Thoroughbred Club Cup

Highland Beat The Pick in Thoroughbred Club Cup

29 Apr, 2016

The Lindsay Park operation will saddle two runners in Saturday’s Listed Thoroughbred Club Cup (1200m) at Caulfield, however co-trainer Tom Dabernig has selected Highland Beat as a slightly better chance of winning the feature race.

Co-trainer Tom Dabernig rates Highland Beat as a slightly better chance of winning the Thoroughbred Club Cup than Lionhearted. Photo: …

Maher Pleased With Girl Guide Ahead of Return

Maher Pleased With Girl Guide Ahead of Return

19 Apr, 2016

Ciaron Maher is pleased with the condition of latest stable acquisition Girl Guide ahead of her likely return to racing in Saturday’s Listed Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield.

Girl Guide is poised to have her first start for Ciaron Maher in Saturday’s Bel Esprit Stakes at Caulfield. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Girl Guide …